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CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of america through the senses. the population reached 17 million in 26 states. we consistently see 30%. slaves #2.5 million, which is almost 15% of the population, and new orleans joins the list of the largest cities in the united states. we heard about the tylers and their attitude toward slavery. give us an indication of what was happening in 1840. >> this is a tremendous time of sexual tension. we like to think the country is divided regionally, that everyone in the north is anti slavery and everyone in the south is proslavery. it is not that simple. people in the north benefited from slavery and the slave trade until it was ended. they now move into a different economic arena. they no longer need slavery, and slippery as a threat to them because of the free labor system in the north, and the kinds of the economy that is needed to preserve institutions in the north are different from those in the south, so what is happening in congress is both groups want to control legislation, because if you are in more industrialized regions, we want certain parts of laws passed to preserve the
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 10:00am EDT
and in latin america. sometimes from countries that didn't exist in the world of empire, in the colonial world of 1913, 100 years ago, and 1914 at the start of the first world war. diplomats today represent governments, as they always have, but they also represent international institutions like the united nations. you fly the flag of the united nations here at chautauqua. they represent international institutions like the world bank and the international monetary fund. and i even think people who work for nonprofit organizations, who are dedicated to combating poverty, who want to promote economic development, who are promoting health care, who are trying to promote peace, i think they're diplomats too,. so in that vein think of bill and melinda gates and the enormously positive impact those two people and their foundation are ching on the fight against live aids, the fight to eradicate polio, which is nearly complete. only three countries in the world where polio exists these days. think of the champion figure skater michelle kwan. you saw her in the olympics. she's joined the state departme
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
that might cause the government to start looking over their shoulder. this is not the america that most of us grew up in and believe in. >> clayton: so when he -- when the president to tucker's point earlier says that we should trust the executive branch, we are doing everything in our power to make sure we are being transparent, it's simply not true there are two reasons why this is not true. number one is, they kept did from the american people. actually three reasons. the american people are important. they kept it from congress, also. and they kept the very things that the fisa court is supposed to oversee from the fisa court. the documents, the audit supposed to be presented to congress they never did. never gave it to the fisa court and american people don't know about it there is your transparency. >> not all democrats upset about it. the left wing of the democratic party to their great credit, ron why den, dennis kucinich, they're upset. >> alisyn: let's talk about other things that the president is doing that has certainly republicans upset. that is the president has basically decide
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